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9th annual Central Virginia Youth Leadership Summit

Posted at 2:38 PM, Mar 26, 2012
and last updated 2012-03-26 14:45:55-04

Best selling author and intellectual Dr. Michael Eric Dyson will serve as the key-note speaker for the 9th Annual Central Virgina Youth Leadership Summit at the Greater Richmond Convention Center on Saturday, March 31st from 9am-4pm.

Hundreds of the area’s youth ages 14-21 are expected to attend the summit, an event sponsored by The Crater Regional Workforce Investment Board, Capital Region Workforce Partnership and the South Central Workforce Investment Area.

The free, day long summit features workshops in leadership, education, financial literacy, employment and other life and social skills and influential speakers. The goal to help attendees develop into leaders.

Former NBA Basketball Star Johnny Newman says “it’s an opportunity for young people to focus on where they want to go in life.”

Breakfast,  Lunch and a snack will be served but registration is required. Log-on to to register and get more information at